“My Lovable Girl” is not sugar coating any of the negative aspects of the Korean entertainment industry.
The drama, which concerns the president of a talent agency, and his protégée, an aspiring songwriter, deals with some of the negative practices in the k-pop industry.
While negative practices such as trainee abuse are probably an exception rather than the rule, they do happen, and it’s interesting to see k-pop stars such as Rain, f(x)’s Krystal Jung, Infinite’s L and Hoya bring these issues to life.
In a recent episode, Rain’s character, CEO Lee Hyun Wook, confronts his father about a possible affair that his father had with a trainee singer.
His father, played by Park Yeong Gyu, seems to wonder why his son is shocked.
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